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Training Session on Competition Law: Compliance, Dawn Raids and How to Manage Risks

  • 11 Sep 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 17/F, Suite 1701 – 1705, Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong
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The ACC Hong Kong Executive Committee invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Des Voeux Chambers, Monckton Chambers & Proskauer Rose.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been accredited. New York and California Approved Jurisdiction policy may apply.

TOPIC: Training Session on Competition Law: Compliance, Dawn Raids and How to Manage Risks

  • Overview of the First and Second Conduct Rules under the Competition Ordinance
  • Information exchange: What you can and cannot say
  • Insights from recent cases in the UK and EU
  • Managing risks: applications for leniency, decisions and block exemption orders
  • The Competition Commission and the Competition Tribunal


Paul Harris QC, Monckton Chambers

Paul is a well-known leader in the field of commercial competition litigation, both in domestic Courts and Tribunals and in domestic and international arbitrations. He is currently/recently instructed in many of the highest value and profile competition proceedings in the country, such as the MasterCard Collective Proceedings litigation and the Trucks Cartel litigation. Recent arbitrations have included the international energy sector, international satellite services and the international sports/entertainment sector. Paul also continues to sit as an arbitrator.

Paul has considerable experience in litigation both for and against competition regulatory authorities in the U.K and EU, and in litigation involving decisions by many international regulatory authorities.

Catrina Lam, Des Voeux Chambers

Catrina enjoys a broad and robust civil practice covering a wide range of commercial disputes, as well as competition, securities and public law.

Catrina has considerable experience in handling competition law matters. She has been advising and appearing in Competition Commission v Nutanix Hong Kong Ltd & Ors, the first case commenced before the Competition Tribunal after the Competition Ordinance came into effect in December 2015.

She has advised major telecommunications companies on licensing and competition issues. She appeared on behalf of PCCW-HKT in two of the first cases on competition law before the then Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board (led by Sir Peter Roth QC, currently The Hon Mr Justice Roth of the High Court of England and Wales and the President of the Competition Appeal Tribunal in the United Kingdom). In January 2016, she was appointed to the Competition Commission’s Panel of External Counsel. She is also a member of the Hong Kong Bar Association’s Special Committee on Competition Law. In October 2016, she was selected by the HKBA as one of four counsel to undertake a secondment at Monckton Chambers, a leading London set specialising in competition law. She recently completed a Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law at King’s College London.

David Chu, Partner, Litigation, Proskauer Rose

David Chu is a partner and heads the Litigation practice in Hong Kong and China. David's practice focuses on regulatory enforcement and compliance, competition law related matters and legal issues faced by organisations and individuals in the sports industry in Asia. 

David has significant experience with internal and government investigations in Hong Kong and the U.S., including in particular matters involving the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, Independent Commission Against Corruption and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He has handled cases in the Hong Kong courts involving director misfeasance and shareholders’ disputes and has also worked on a broad range of matters arising from failed securities and commercial transactions.  


Venue:  17/F, Suite 1701 – 1705, Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong
Date:  Monday, 11 September 2017
Time:  6:00 8:00 pm
6:00 6:30 pm: Registration
6:30 – 7:30 pm: Presentation
7:30 8:00 pm: Drinks and canapes
RSVP:  Please register your attendance online by no later than Friday, 8 Sept. If you register but are unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend.

If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future ACC Hong Kong events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for ACC Hong Kong members. If you are not an ACC Hong Kong member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact ACC Hong Kong Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

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